CHICAGO POEMS

By
CARL SANDBURG

NEW YORK

HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY

1916

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Chicago Poems
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Prefatory Note v
  • Contents vii
  • Chicago Poems 1
  • Chicago 3
  • Sketch 5
  • Masses 6
  • Lost 7
  • The Harbor 8
  • They Will Say 9
  • Mill-Doors 10
  • Halsted Street Car 11
  • Clark Street Bridge 12
  • Passers-By 13
  • The Walking Man of Rodin 14
  • Subway 15
  • The Shovel Man 16
  • A Teamster's Farewell 17
  • Fish Crier 18
  • Picnic Boat 19
  • Happiness 20
  • Muckers 21
  • Blacklisted 22
  • Graceland 23
  • Child of the Romans 24
  • The Right to Grief 25
  • Mag 27
  • Onion Days 28
  • Population Drifts 30
  • Cripple 31
  • A Fence 32
  • Anna Imroth 33
  • Working Girls 34
  • Mamie 35
  • Personality 36
  • Cumulatives 37
  • To Certain Journeymen 38
  • Chamfort 39
  • Limited 40
  • The Has-Been 41
  • In a Back Alley 42
  • A Coin 43
  • Dynamiter 44
  • Ice Handler 45
  • Jack 46
  • Fellow Citizens 47
  • Nigger 49
  • Two Neighbors 50
  • Style 51
  • To Beachey, 1912 52
  • Under a Hat Rim 53
  • In a Breath 54
  • Bath 55
  • Bronzes 56
  • Dunes 58
  • On the Way 59
  • Ready to Kill 60
  • To a Contemporary Bunkshooter 61
  • Skyscraper 65
  • Handfuls 69
  • Fog 71
  • Pool 72
  • Jan Kubelik 73
  • Choose 74
  • Crimson 75
  • Whitelight 76
  • Flux 77
  • Kin 78
  • White Shoulders 79
  • Losses 80
  • Troths 81
  • War Poems (1914-1915) 83
  • Killers 85
  • Among the Red Guns 87
  • Iron Guns, 88
  • Murmurings in a Field Hospital 89
  • Statistics 90
  • Fight 91
  • Buttons 92
  • And They Obey 93
  • Jaws 94
  • Salvage 95
  • Wars 96
  • The Road and the End 97
  • The Road and the End 99
  • Choices 100
  • Graves 101
  • Aztec Mask 102
  • Momus 103
  • The Answer 105
  • To a Dead Man 107
  • Under 108
  • A Sphinx 109
  • Who Am I? 110
  • Our Prayer of Thanks 111
  • Fogs and Fires 113
  • At a Window 115
  • Under the Harvest Moon 116
  • The Great Hunt 117
  • Monotone 118
  • Joy 119
  • Shirt 120
  • Aztec 121
  • Two 122
  • Back Yard 123
  • On the Breakwater 124
  • Mask 125
  • Pearl Fog 126
  • I Sang 127
  • Follies 128
  • June 129
  • Nocturne in a Deserted Brickyard 130
  • Hydrangeas 131
  • Theme in Yellow 132
  • Between Two Hills 133
  • Last Answers 134
  • Window 135
  • Young Sea 136
  • Bones 138
  • Pals 139
  • Child 140
  • Poppies 141
  • Child Moon 142
  • Margaret 143
  • Shadows 145
  • Poems Done on a Late Night Car 147
  • It is Much 150
  • Trafficker 151
  • Harrison Street Court 152
  • Soiled Dove 153
  • Jungheimer's 154
  • Gone 155
  • Other Days (1900-1910) 157
  • Dreams in the Dusk 159
  • Docks 160
  • All Day Long 161
  • Waiting 162
  • From the Shore 163
  • Uplands in May 164
  • Dream Girl 165
  • Plowboy 166
  • Sheep 177
  • The Red Son 178
  • The Mist 180
  • The Junk Man 181
  • Silver Nails 182
  • Gypsy 183
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